Keep dogs cool in summer: No parked cars, provide shade, cool water. Use kiddie pools for swimming. AC indoors, fans, fresh water. #DogSafety
Keep dogs hydrated: Fresh water indoors and outdoors. Flavor with chicken broth or add ice cubes for a refreshing drink. #DogHydration
Walk them in cooler hours, protect their paws from hot pavement, and opt for indoor or water activities during peak heat. #DogSafety
Signs of Heatstroke in Dogs: Learn the symptoms and act quickly to help your dog. Heatstroke is a medical emergency, so be aware of the signs!
Apply dog-safe sunscreen to vulnerable areas like the nose, ears, and face. Reapply as directed for prolonged sun exposure.
Watch for exhaustion at the beach and discourage excessive ocean water drinking. Teach pool safety and prevent unsupervised access. Avoid excessive chlorinated pool water intake.
Protect Your Dog's Paw Pads: Walk during cooler times, test hot surfaces with your hand, use dog boots on hot ground, and seek shade for walks.
Provide shade and supervised access to shallow pools for dogs to cool off outdoors. Keep dogs indoors with AC and fans when it's too hot, ensuring access to fresh water.
Prevent salt toxicity by limiting ocean water intake. Bring fresh water for your dog. Teach pool safety and exit routes.